Foreign Policy : The United States Essay

1144 Words Nov 29th, 2015 null Page
I am writing to you because after watching most of your interviews I have realized that you favor a Noninterventionist foreign policy which is something that has gotten me interested because as you have stated intervention usually invites attacks and bankrupts the country. I know you are a member of the Republican Party which is what makes me believe that you have the same view on foreign policy as the founding fathers did your voting record in the senate certainly does proves that. They also favored a noninterventionist foreign policy which means that we can trade and communicate with other countries but we shouldn’t be the policemen of the world. Thomas Jefferson, in his first inaugural address, called for “peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none.” (Paul, Pg.9) The United States has more military might than any other country but sometimes it seems we take advantage of that power by trying to run foreign countries, which results in soldier and civilian death, and a bankrupt country. We have been taking control of the Middle East for decades and every time something severe happens around the world we are always the first to meddle in. Most of our military intervention has caused blowback on our country as we saw on September 11, 2001 when we were attacked. We were attacked because a group of people grew tired of our troops being stationed in Saudi Arabia if someone did this kind of thing in our country of course we will…

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